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A message from Dr. Kieran Moore regarding Victoria Day long weekend

The following is a message from Dr. Keiran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, regarding the 2020 Victoria Day long weekend and the current COVID-19 pandemic. “This May holiday weekend it is important to remain vigilant and continue to practise social and

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What’s open and closed Victoria Day long weekend 2020

Ah, May 2-4. While it’s actually a holiday weekend meant to observe Victoria Day on Monday, May 18, 2020, the May long weekend is often regarded as the unofficial beginning of summer. Traditionally, it is a time that sees family and friends come together for barbecues and cold drinks, or

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What’s open and closed for Easter weekend 2020

This holiday long weekend will certainly look different from the Easter weekends that came before it, as residents in Kingston and across the country are urged to continue to stay at home and maintain physical distancing. This means only leaving home for essential trips, and not gathering with those we

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for Labour Day 2019

Happy Labour Day weekend, everyone! Observed in Canada since the 1880s, Labour Day was officially declared a national holiday by Prime Minister John Thompson in 1894. Celebrated by unionized and non-unionized workers alike, the day often includes parades, picnics, and family outings to mark the last weekend before the beginning

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L&A OPP: Over 120 charges laid over Canada Day long weekend

It was a busy holiday weekend for everyone, but certainly for those members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) who were running traffic campaign targeting aggressive driving. Over the Canada Day long weekend from Saturday, Jun. 29 to Monday, Jul. 1, 2019, officers with the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County

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OPP target aggressive drivers over long weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be watching out for aggressive drivers as Ontario highways and roads see high traffic volumes over the Canada Day long weekend.  During last year’s Canada Day Long Weekend, the OPP responded to 64 speed-related collisions, three of which resulted in the loss of life.

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